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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
president grew emotional when asked about republicans who had blasted u.n. ambassador susan rice for her comments opt benghazi attack adding that it would not affect her possible nomination as secretary of state. for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to beesmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> and in the wake of super storm sandy, the president made his most poignant comments yet on his belief in global warming. >> there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. >> president was also asked wednesday if he briefs he has a mandate. the president says he does and thinks that voters had a clear understanding of the two different paths that both he and mitt romney laid out during campaign. the president added that congress should pay attention to last week's results. in the newsro
Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm EST
, namely susan rice's explanation when she came out talking about it. it seems like i thought the election was over, but it seems like politics are still fueling some of the back and forth between both sides. do you think we'll see this continue? >> on this issue, yes. i don't know necessarily -- yes, there's always politics in washington, but i think this is much sharper and more personal. when it comes to the fiscal cliff, everybody seems to be at least trying to move towards a compromise. there are still some big differences in approach. on benghazi it's gotten very personal with a number of leading republican senators like john mccain and lindsey graham saying they will vote to block the nomination of susan rice to be secretary of state if she is named to replace hillary clinton, talking about the need for watergate style committee and the president in his news conference firing back at them. this is vernal and i'm surprised just after -- very personal and i'm surprised just after an election how sharp and divisive it's been. >> we heard mitt romney talking about the reasons h
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
accusations u.n. ambassador susan rice lied to the public when she went on five sunday talk shows five days after the raid in benghazi and blame an inflammatory youtube movie trailer for inciting an angry mob. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> senator mccain fired back hours later. >> four americans died. is that picking on anybody when you want to place responsibility and find out what happened? >> president obama says they provided every bit of information they have. >> the president himself has intentionally misinformed, read that lied, to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. >> outraged at the president being accused of lying democrats shot back. >> i urge that we resist the temptation to persist in political posturing to try to find some elusive advantage. the election is over and this tragedy needs to be dealt with. >> former cia director david petraeus will appear before congress tomorrow for the first time since he resigned over revelations of an extramarital affair. we're told the hearing will
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